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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Microsoft Hotfix for KB835732 (SMB check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Microsoft Hotfix KB835732 by talking to the remote SMB service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
LSASS service.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
DsRolerUpgradeDownlevelServer of the Local Security Authority
Server Service (LSASS) which may permit a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM rights.

A series of worms (Sasser) are known to exploit this vulnerability
in the wild.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-011.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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